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The city of Florence
Few cities have contributed as much to a culture as Florence has. It is where Humanism and Renaissance were originated; even the idea capitalism was born here. The Medici worked with the pope, here in Florence, to establish network of banks and business settlements over the whole continent. At the same time they made the city become the greatest city for arts in the world.
Today there are more than 600 000 people in the greater area of Florence. Next to Milan, Florence is considerd as the capital for fashion in Italy – everybody who is anybody is represented among the designers of Florence.
In addition to the huge cultural heritage and the tourism, Florence benefits as being the largest city in the Tuscany area by having a large number of economic connections.
Since Florence is the center for economic trade and continuing education, it is the ideal place to expand your private and professional skills. Aside from a few large corporations, such as Gucci, the medieval city of Florence is comprised of mostly small business which use which rely on traditional processes that have been developed over many hundreds of years to produce the highest quality product. These traditions are conveyed within the families.
There is such a vast variety of available work, it’s amazing; there’s fashion and design, architecture, the arts, technology, economy, and so much more. Opportunities are available in virtually any field of study.
With an placement in Florence, you get an extraordinary and attractive insight in the life and work of Italians – it is more than just a tourist view – you are involved in Italian life!